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Welcome to Canvey Island

This week’s jaunt was a quick drive down to Canvey Island, just down the coast from Southend, home of Calor Gas and Dr Feelgood…it’s a pretty industrial place…but quite fascinating. Infamous for a massive flood on the 31st January 1953 that cost the lives of 58 people (including 3 in the

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Ran Aground

Maldon Promenade

I visited Maldon on Saturday around sunset…a good time of year to visit as all the kiddies fairground and paddling pools are closed down so, whilst there were still plenty of people taking the air, it wasn’t as busy as it gets in the summer months.

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Into the Blue Lagoon

313/365v2 Into The Blue Lagoon

Looking down into the sea at Manningtree from the top of these stairs did not look anything like this…I think browny grey would be a better description of the colour. It’s amazing what you can do with a bit of photoshop – it now looks like the pool that the

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Rainbow Over Maersk

291/365v2 Rainbow Over Maersk

I took a drive across to Walton on the Naze today. When I arrived it was completely overcast and starting to rain. After a rather depressing walk along the pier…to find the end of the pier was closed I returned to the car to ponder my next move. Rather than

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Mark Seton

Mark Seton

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club (and am a past Chairman) and I hold both LRPS and CPAGB distinctions.